Saturday, 7 July 2012

Day for Traveling (4-7)

Bismihi Ta’ala

Ahaadeeth and Sunnats of Traveling

The Most Appropriate day for Traveling

4.)  Nabi (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi waSallam) loved commencing journeys on Thursdays.
[Sayyidina Ka`b Ibn Maalik (RA)  - Bukhari Shareef]

5.)     A narration mentions that barakah has been kept on Thursday mornings for this Ummah.
[Fathul Bari]

6.)   When departing for the Farewell pilgrimage, Nabi (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi waSallam) departed on a Thursday as well.

- Hence, if it is possible, one should arrange that one’s journey commences on a Thursday as this would be closest to the Sunnah. If this is not possible, any other day will be fine.

7.)   The historic  journey to Madina Tayyibah commenced on a Monday, as this was determined by Divine revelation.

Extracted from Ash-Shamaa`il al Kubra
[The Sublime Conduct of Nabi  (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi waSallam)  Volume 3]